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What type of tickets to buy?

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What type of tickets to buy?

We will be in Orlando for 2 weeks this August for the first time and are really excited, but also very confused by the different array of theme park ticket types? We are 2 adults and 2 children (16 and 11) and love theme parks but do we really need 14 day tickets for both Universal and Disney? There doesnt seem to be much saving to be had between buying a 5 day or 14 day pass for Disney for example. Any advice welcome!

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1. Re: What type of tickets to buy?

For a first visit, I would recomend getting a Magic Your Way Base Ticket for Disney ( no Hopping option ) Start with a 6 or 7 day Ticket ( you can add days once you are there for about $4 a day. You can add the Waterparks and More Option as well and if you think you would visit the Waterparks and or Disney Quest, more than twice, that would be a more cost effective way of doing it

www.undercovertourist.com

is very reliable, always a discount, real tickets, price includes tax and they have free shipping

For Universal, if you only intend to do the 2 Parks ( Universal Studios and Islands of Adventure ) I would look at getting the Base Ticket. 2 days at each is more than enough, IMO. www.universalorlando.com has a save $10 deal right now

You can buy both Disney and Universal Tickets from Undercovertourist if you wanted to make One Purchase, make it easier

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Greetings from Orlando!

Keep in mind that the new Harry Potter section at Islands of Adventure in Universal will be open in August. If you and your family are a Harry Potter fans, I would suggest you look into getting more then a 2 day pass for Universal. The park will be very busy with visitors coming in to see the new attraction.

Disney has 4 parks and 2 water parks, with children your age, you would be good with a 4 or 5 day Base ticket with the water park fun and more option, so that will give you 4 or 5 days at the 4 main parks and then 4 or 5 additional visits for the 2 water parks and Disney Quest, which your kids will love, it's an all video game/ virtual reality gaming facility - perfect for the afternoon - they are open till midnight.

Leave a few days open for any other activities that you will discover while in Orlando, that you might be interested in doing. Like a day at the beach or heading over to the Kennedy Space Center.

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4. Re: What type of tickets to buy?

Hi

we are going in August for 16 nights. We have two teenagers and have bought 14 day Disney Ultimate Ticket and 14 day Universal pass.

The 14 day ticket cost the same as 7 days. The Universal cost £80 for 14 days. The door price is covered with a couple of visits, so I would suggest 14 day passes for both. Some companies do Combo tickets, so when buying both together you get a small saving. £309 for each adult ticket for both parks 14 days.

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Leave time to rest as you are going in the HOTTEST and HUMID-est time of year. Bring/buy/carry lots of water to drink. Spend time at the pools, go to St.Petersburg beaches on the west coast, visit Kennedy Space Center (east coast) you must have a car to drive ~ 2 hrs. enjoy!

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Whatever length of ticket you decide on, please, please consider paying the extra fee to make the tickets no-expiration tickets. It seems wasteful at first, but if anything interupts your running around the parks at full speed, such as really bad weather, illness or exhaustion, you will be able to use those tickets any time, forever more. We did that in 2008, got hit by a hurricane that lasted 4 days and just returned this week from another WDW trip. This time we had flexibility and it didn't cost us one cent.!!!! It was wonderful having those days to use. I guarentee it will pay a higher dividend on your investment than anything else you can think of. If you're worried about losing them Disney keeps a record and can reissue them at a later time. Enjoy your trip.

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www.undercovertourist.com

Real tickets, good prices, tax included, no CC fees and free delivery. Tickets despatched from their office in Scotland.

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